Burton Township Administration Building

14821 Rapids Rd.
Burton, OH  44021
Burton Township Telephone Number 834-1500
Burton Township Fax Number 834-0422
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 355, Burton, OH  44021

BURTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS HAS AN OPEN POSITION FOR 2ND ALTERNATE.  ANY PERSONS INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION SHOULD NOTIFY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR AN APPOINTMENT. 

 Welcome to the Burton Township’s Zoning Department!

Generally, zoning regulations are created in order to maintain certain minimum standards for the township, thereby preserving and enhancing property values. Townships are authorized to enact zoning in accordance with Section 519 of the Ohio Revised Code

Need a form?  Select from the list below, fill it out and either mail or fax it to our office.

 

Burton Township - Rick Gruber Zoning InspectorZoning Inspector

The zoning inspector is appointed by the board of trustees for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of the zoning resolution.

Zoning Inspector meets every Tuesday from 7:30 to 8:30 pm at the Administration Building.

  • Zoning Inspector – Rick Gruber
  • Zoning Assistant – Joanne George

 

Zoning Commission

The zoning commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00.

The Zoning Commission is comprised of five Burton Township residents and two alternate members who are appointed by the Board of Trustees. These volunteers are responsible for reviewing and offering a recommendation on all text and map amendments to the Zoning Resolution prior to the Trustees final determination on an application.

  • Nick Gorris – Chairman
  • Timothy Snyder – Vice Chairman
  • Doug Klingman
  • Tim Hess
  • Bill Finzel
  • Dan Kotek – 1st Alternative
  • Joe Walkos- 2nd Alternative

 

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Zoning Board of Appeals is quasi-judicial board comprised of five Burton Township residents and two alternate members who are appointed by the Board of Trustees. These volunteers hear and decide upon appeals to administrative zoning decisions, requests for variances and conditional use applications.

  • David Zeigler – Chairman
  • Joseph Vauter – Vice-Chairman
  • John Nelson
  • Alan Skeen
  • Vince Strahan
  • Frank Vecchio – 1st Alternate
  • Open – 2nd Alternate